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Forum: The Dead Zone 10-01-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,508
Posted By y0da900
Aside from the conversion kits that I did, you...

Aside from the conversion kits that I did, you can also set up a Cocker to fire open bolt as well by swapping the hoses around and altering the timing.

I'd be happy to send you the stuff needed to...
Forum: Ask The Experts 09-10-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 131
Posted By y0da900
10 cubic inches should be sufficient for a system...

10 cubic inches should be sufficient for a system with pretty low efficiency. Always easier to regulate down or add a devolumizing spacer than wish for more volume.

KE=1/2(MV^2)

M=.0283KG...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 08-26-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 840
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 22,229
Posted By y0da900
Chop saw with a carbide blade and the fence...

Chop saw with a carbide blade and the fence replaced with aluminum angle that I chopped through for zero clearance.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 08-05-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,546
Posted By y0da900
Excellent cycling. Any velocity issues?

Excellent cycling.

Any velocity issues?
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 07-13-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,546
Posted By y0da900
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Forum: Dealers Forum 07-09-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 17,449
Posted By y0da900
Yes, I originally designed it around a vibe. ...

Yes, I originally designed it around a vibe. Same dimensions on all of those as far as the bolt system is concerned.
Forum: Smart Parts / GOG 07-02-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,007
Posted By y0da900
I've used both a cutoff disk and a 561 cutting...

I've used both a cutoff disk and a 561 cutting bit.
Forum: Smart Parts / GOG 06-30-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,007
Posted By y0da900
It needs about 5 minutes with a dremel, all on...

It needs about 5 minutes with a dremel, all on plastic.
Forum: Smart Parts / GOG 06-29-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,007
Posted By y0da900
I'm still working on getting it wrapped up, it is...

I'm still working on getting it wrapped up, it is not a dead project. I have 50 that have been machined, but I need to do some troubleshooting on it for reliability and I think a minor machining...
Forum: Dealers Forum 06-28-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 17,449
Posted By y0da900
I've never seen one in person, but from the pics...

I've never seen one in person, but from the pics I can find it should work fine with the classic conversion kit, but the back cap would need to be modified for the back fitting and tubing. One of...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 06-22-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 714
Posted By y0da900
They are a pneumatically controlled blow forward....

They are a pneumatically controlled blow forward. Air holds the bolt back, venting that air lets the bolt go forward to fire.

???KAMIKAZE - ????????????? ????? ??????? Smart Parts Ion / GOG eXTCy...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 06-22-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 714
Posted By y0da900
An Ion seems to fit the bill of what you are...

An Ion seems to fit the bill of what you are looking for too, and a lot less expensive a starting point than a mag. You can build them from 100% aftermarket parts too. I bought my first broken ion...
Forum: Smart Parts / GOG 06-03-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,007
Posted By y0da900
They aren't quite ready yet, they still need more...

They aren't quite ready yet, they still need more testing and to be anodized after any needed changes.

The closed bolt conversions are typically much more efficient than the stock bolts are. ...
Forum: Smart Parts / GOG 05-28-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 455
Posted By y0da900
Have you looked at the solenoid yet? Make sure...

Have you looked at the solenoid yet? Make sure the piece inside it that shuttles back and forth is good and clean. If that hung up intermittently it could cause a hesitation in the bolt returning.
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 05-27-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 840
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 22,229
Posted By y0da900
It looks like you probably have the machining...

It looks like you probably have the machining boundary set to match the stock - either draw a sketch over the stock with the boundary that you actually want, or tell it to include some value beyond...
Forum: Smart Parts / GOG 05-19-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 455
Posted By y0da900
He means the o-ring between the feedneck and...

He means the o-ring between the feedneck and barrel, it's in the body not on the bolt.
Forum: TJD Customs 05-10-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,423
Posted By y0da900
Do you have a DRO on your lathe? I'd love to be...

Do you have a DRO on your lathe? I'd love to be able to use the drill chuck holder tool on my QCTP, but setting the horizontal into alignment every time has made it not worth my while - which I'm...
Forum: Dealers Forum 04-23-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,704
Posted By y0da900
Not likely on the delrin bolt, but bumper tips is...

Not likely on the delrin bolt, but bumper tips is something I'm looking into going forward.
Forum: Dealers Forum 04-23-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,704
Posted By y0da900
The final form shares similarities with some of...

The final form shares similarities with some of the older blow forwards using what has been referred to by some as a "champagne cork" type of valve (primarily the Mag and Freestyle), but with...
Forum: Dealers Forum 04-23-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,704
Posted By y0da900
It's taken us entirely too long to get the...

It's taken us entirely too long to get the project to this point, and we are both very excited to finally be at this stage.

A few clarifications/nerdy expounding on Jacob's description:

We did...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-16-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 84,908
Posted By y0da900
This one I'm assuming? ...

This one I'm assuming?

http://i1374.photobucket.com/albums/ag404/lustenaderj/IMG_1218_zps254fa88f.jpg

I had difficulty getting to velocity - even with the high flow valve design. Damn thing...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 04-16-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 840
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 22,229
Posted By y0da900
Looking forward to getting a bandsaw at some...

Looking forward to getting a bandsaw at some point, but this method has served me well for several years. Made a zero clearance fence out of aluminum angle so I could lop off thin parts without them...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-14-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 84,908
Posted By y0da900
Even closer than that. ...

Even closer than that.

http://www.mcarterbrown.com/forums/custom-projects-custom-questions/146751-nelson-valve-evolution-project-leprechaun-28.html#post2184210
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 04-11-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 840
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 22,229
Posted By y0da900
Rest machining. There are a lot of...

Rest machining.

There are a lot of misleading dialog boxes in hsmworks/express. Thread milling comes to mind as needing me to do a lot more math than what it is implied to be asking for.
Forum: Smart Parts / GOG 04-10-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By y0da900
Changing directions in the flow like that is...

Changing directions in the flow like that is typically detrimental to efficiency - but significantly simpler to machine. If they transition the .68 caliber version of the gun to that style I...
Forum: Dealers Forum 04-08-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 17,449
Posted By y0da900
The xe version closed bolt actually has more...

The xe version closed bolt actually has more volume than it does with the factory bolt.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-05-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By y0da900
I use mfg.com on a semi-regular basis. You can...

I use mfg.com on a semi-regular basis. You can get great results or ****ty results depending on a huge number of factors. ALWAYS READ THE REVIEWS!!!
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-05-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By y0da900
That could have been a misinterpretation on my...

That could have been a misinterpretation on my part from what I had read about it before when someone was discussing a similar project. I thought they had said no LPR on the earliest generation...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-04-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By y0da900
Most 4-ways only have 3 barbs. The center is...

Most 4-ways only have 3 barbs. The center is typically the input, output on either side, and vents on the outside of the outputs (end of the 4-way body on a cocker switch).

I haven't had any...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 04-04-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By y0da900
You need a 4-way, not a 3-way. As Shockers are a...

You need a 4-way, not a 3-way. As Shockers are a perfectly balanced spool, you can't even use constant air as an air spring and cheat with a 3-way. Needs shifting air to each side of the spool.
...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-28-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 256
Posted By y0da900
Yes, it's just a short pulse of power, nothing...

Yes, it's just a short pulse of power, nothing special about the 3 way vs 4 way. Provided it can put out enough power it would be fine.

And if it can't, there are super simple circuits to let you...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-26-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By y0da900
I used a 3 way with constant air to the front...

I used a 3 way with constant air to the front port (msv-3) mostly. I only tried it with a 4 way once, it was a pilot actuated valve from kuhnke. The pressure on the ram is so much lower than on the...
Forum: Super_Stanchy Customs 03-25-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,732
Posted By y0da900
He mentioned on PBN recently that he hasn't been...

He mentioned on PBN recently that he hasn't been able to log in here for some reason.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-21-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By y0da900
A QEV does not let a 3-way function as a 4-way. ...

A QEV does not let a 3-way function as a 4-way. A cocker 3-way is also not a 3-way, it is a 4-way that someone did not know the proper terminology for.

There is, however, a way to run most dual...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 03-19-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 840
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 22,229
Posted By y0da900
Dt1 - if you want to email me that file I'll see...

Dt1 - if you want to email me that file I'll see what hsmworks wants to do with it. As long as the file is 2013 or earlier, I don't have access to 2014 yet.
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-15-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 24,621
Posted By y0da900
Ready for anodizing on the body. Going to make a...

Ready for anodizing on the body. Going to make a project specific frame once I finish modifying my mill for extra y-axis travel. Planning on a black and green acid wash right now, always been a...
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 03-15-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,091
Posted By y0da900
I typically use a 2mm ball end mill to cut the...

I typically use a 2mm ball end mill to cut the pockets for the o-rings.

http://i1374.photobucket.com/albums/ag404/lustenaderj/IMG_1201_zps8b40a2fe.jpg
...
Forum: Airsmiths on MCB 03-15-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 840
Sticky: Shop Talk!
Views: 22,229
Posted By y0da900
Anybody have any experience with the newer...

Anybody have any experience with the newer versions of BobCAD?

I've got a legitimate copy of BobCAD V21 that came with the stepper controller for my mill, and it's rather antiquated. Any of the...
Forum: Brass Monkey Customs 03-14-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,091
Posted By y0da900
Works well in a body using a breech insert like...

Works well in a body using a breech insert like this - o-rings in slots similar to what have blue has done on Phantoms. I did that on the prototype open source gun, works great and readily available...
Forum: Custom Projects / Custom Questions 03-11-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,629
Posted By y0da900
If you want to send me CAD files for what you are...

If you want to send me CAD files for what you are building I'd be happy to make some suggestions to both get it working and easily machinable.
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